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For Immediate Release: 12/23/2008
Community Use Activities (Including Daycare) Will Continue Today as Scheduled Except at 13 Schools Affected by Water Main Break

Although all Montgomery County Schools will close two-and-one-half hours early due to the water main break in Bethesda, community use activities will be held today as scheduled, except at the following schools with low water pressure or no water:

• Bethesda Elementary School
• Carderock Springs Elementary School
• Chevy Chase Elementary School
• Glenhaven Elementary School
• Potomac Elementary School
• Somerset Elementary School
• Wood Acres Elementary School
• Wyngate Elementary School
• Thomas Pyle Middle School
• Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
• Churchill High School
• Walt Whitman High School
• Walter Johnson High School

All daycare will remain open, except at schools with no water in the building. Daycare providers will contact parents directly if they are closed.

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has set up a hotline at 240-777-4200 to address any health issues resulting from the water main break.

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Release ID: 08-505

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